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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eliyahu

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

H is for heart, warm and loving.

U is for unique, your love of life.

Notable Persons Named Eliyahu

Eli was given the name Eliyahu ben Shaul Cohen on December 26th, 1924 in Alexandria. He died on May 18th, 1965.

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Eliyahu M. Goldratt was a scientist in the fields of theory of constraints, operations research, industrial, and organizational psychology. Eliyahu was born on March 31st, 1947 in Mandatory Palestine. He breathed his last breath on June 11th, 2011.

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Eliyahu Rips is a scientist in the field of mathematics. Eliyahu was born in Latvia.

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Eliyahu was born on August 2nd, 1920 in Salé. He breathed his last breath on September 6th, 1991.

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Eliyahu was born in 1940 in Jerusalem. Eliyahu is also known as Eliyahu Ben-Haim.

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Eliyahu Hurvitz was an industrialist. He holds the title Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Board (and former CEO). Eliyahu was given the name Eliyahu Hurvitz in 1932 in Jerusalem. He died in 2011.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eliyahu

Lior Eliyahu is a basketball player for the Hapoel Jerusalem, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Galil Elyon, Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C., Saski Baskonia, and Hapoel Jerusalem B.C. in the Israeli Basketball Premier League. His ongoing career started in 2003. Lior was born on September 9th, 1985 in Ramat Gan, Israel.

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Mark Eliyahu is a folk music and music of asia musician. He plays Kamancheh and Bağlama. His career lasted from 1998 to 1998. Mark was born on May 28th, 1982.

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Eitan was born in 1944 in Jerusalem.

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Rafi Eliyahu is a soccer player for the Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C. and Israel national football team. Rafi was born on May 8th, 1951 in Beersheba.

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Tomer Eliyahu is a soccer player for the Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C., Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C., Hapoel Kfar Saba F.C., Bnei Sakhnin F.C., Hapoel Acre F.C., Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C., and Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan F.C. Tomer was born on February 25th, 1975 in Rishon LeZion.

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How popular is the baby name Eliyahu in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 8 0 8
1960 5 0 5
1964 5 0 5
1969 7 0 7
1970 8 0 8
1971 6 0 6
1972 9 0 9
1973 12 0 12
1974 12 0 12
1975 10 0 10
1976 12 0 12
1977 10 0 10
1978 13 0 13
1979 14 0 14
1980 15 0 15
1981 14 0 14
1982 15 0 15
1983 20 0 20
1984 30 0 30
1985 31 0 31
1986 29 0 29
1987 33 0 33
1988 31 0 31
1989 31 0 31
1990 45 0 45
1991 40 0 40
1992 44 0 44
1993 53 0 53
1994 44 0 44
1995 45 0 45
1996 58 0 58
1997 48 0 48
1998 38 0 38
1999 52 0 52
2000 48 0 48
2001 65 0 65
2002 78 0 78
2003 64 0 64
2004 65 0 65
2005 94 0 94
2006 76 0 76
2007 80 0 80
2008 93 0 93
2009 111 0 111
2010 115 0 115
2011 126 0 126
2012 109 0 109
2013 123 0 123
2014 121 0 121
2015 135 0 135
2016 130 0 130
2017 101 0 101

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Popularity of Eliyahu as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eliyahu U.S.
  White 94.64% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eliyahu

People with the last name Eliyahu are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Eliyahu

  • How Popular is the name Eliyahu? Eliyahu is the 5,751st most popular name of all time. As a last name Eliyahu was the 147,253rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eliyahu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,581 babies born with the first name Eliyahu in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eliyahu to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eliyahu? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Eliyahu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eliyahu is Sunday, March 18th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Eliyahu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eliyahu was in 2015 with a total of 135 babies.
  • Random Eliyahu Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eliyahu is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 15 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Eliyahu: Your name in reverse order is Uhayile. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hilaeuy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eliyahu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 112 people with the last name Eliyahu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eliyahu? Eliyahu is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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